San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 4/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Beede vs. Joey Lucchesi
The San Francisco Giants head to Petco Park on Sunday, April 15, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Tyler Beede for the Giants and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +100 and San Diego at -110. The Giants have a 6-7-0 over/under mark and a 7-6-0 run line record. The Padres are 7-8-0 against the run line and have a 5-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 7-6-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 5-9-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 7-8-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/10/18 P Johnny Cueto Ankle 10-day DL (04/07)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/28/18 P Jeff Samardzija Pectoral 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Will Smith Elbow 10-day DL (03/29)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/13/18 P Luis Perdomo Suspension will miss next start
04/12/18 CF Manuel Margot Ribs 10-day DL (04/11)
04/11/18 P Kirby Yates Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 6-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Beede has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 2.00 this year. He has 3 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 42 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 51 hitters and walked 16 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 89 base hits and 42 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 42 batters and struck out 92. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.14.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .244, good for 11th in the league. The Giants hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 10 hits this season in 37 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 128. Joe Panik is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 48 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Giants have 110 hits, including 15 doubles and 11 home runs. San Francisco has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 118 times as a unit. They have left 96 men on base and have a team OPS of .653. They score 3.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 41 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 5-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.72, Joey Lucchesi has a 1-0 record and a 1.02 WHIP this season. He has 16 strikeouts over the 15.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.05 and they have given up 41 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .184 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 67 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 111 base knocks and 48 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 57 hitters and struck out 118 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .364. He has 17 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 59 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 133. Freddy Galvis is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 15 hits in 50 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Padres as a unit have 113 base hits, including 24 doubles and 16 homers. San Diego has walked 39 times this year and they have struck out on 139 occasions. They have had 95 men left on base and have an OPS of .667. They have scored 3.64 runs per game and totaled 51 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres -110
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